Chelsea EckmanAssociate Director, Clinical Operations

    Chelsea Eckman

    Associate Director, Clinical Operations

    Chelsea Eckman is an Associate Director at Alira Health Clinical. Chelsea joined Clinical Assistance Programs (CAP), a specialty CRO, in 2013 and joined Alira Health in February 2018 when CAP was acquired by the firm.

    Chelsea has held several roles at CAP and Alira Health Clinical, including in-house Clinical Research Associate (CRA), Associate Project Manager, Project Manager, and most recently, Associate Director of Clinical Operations. Chelsea has experience managing Phase I, II, and III clinical trials. She manages several vendors, including data management, safety, central laboratory, and drug distribution teams, along with the in-house CRA and Project Management teams. She is responsible for managing study details and timelines, relaying study updates and metrics to clients, and ensuring effective collaboration between all functional groups. Chelsea is a resource and escalation point for Project Managers and provides trial oversight and guidance where necessary.

    Chelsea received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Tufts University.

    Click here to watch Chelsea’s recent webinar on The Future of Clinical Trial Monitoring: Will remote or in-person monitoring rule post-COVID-19?